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Hemorrhoids: A condition characterized by the prolapse of an anal cushion that may result in bleeding and pain. See detailed information below for a list of 13 causes of Hemorrhoids, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.
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causes of Hemorrhoids as a symptom include:
Hemorrhoids are swollen but normally present blood vessels in and around the anus and lower rectum that stretch under pressure, similar to varicose veins in the legs.
The increased pressure and swelling may result from straining to move the bowel. Other contributing factors include pregnancy, heredity, aging, and chronic constipation or diarrhea.
Hemorrhoids are either inside the anus (internal) or under the skin around the anus (external). (Source: excerpt from Hemorrhoids: NIDDK)
Hemorrhoids are swollen but normally present blood vessels in and around the anus and... (Source: excerpt from Hemorrhoids: NIDDK)
Varicosities of the hemorrhoidal venous plexuses.
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The list below shows some of the causes of Hemorrhoids mentioned in various sources:
This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Hemorrhoids. Of the 13 causes of Hemorrhoids that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:
The following list of conditions have 'Hemorrhoids' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.
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The following list of medical conditions have Hemorrhoids or similar listed as a medical complication in our database. The distinction between a symptom and complication is not always clear, and conditions mentioning this symptom as a complication may also be relevant. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.
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This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Hemorrhoids based
on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:
Medical Conditions associated with Hemorrhoids:
Anal symptoms (466 causes), Digestive symptoms (5299 causes), Rectal symptoms (88 causes), Blood vessel symptoms (480 causes), Circulatory system symptoms (1579 causes), Digestive system symptoms (5299 causes)
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